Twentieth Century

Twentieth Century
Theatre: American Airlines
Status: Closed
(February 27, 2004 - June 06, 2004 )
  • Preview: February 27, 2004
  • Open: March 25, 2004
  • Close: June 6, 2004
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs

Based on a play by Charles Bruce Millholland. "Twentieth Century" is set in March 1933 on the Twentieth Century Limited, a train from Chicago to NYC, Broadway ballyhoo meets Hollywood hustle. The comedy centers around Oscar Jaffe the theater producer who will do anything to get his ex-lover and great actress Lily Garland’s signature on a contract for his latest play.

For The Record:

The original production of “Twentieth Century” opened on Dec 29, 1932 at the Broadhurst.  George Abbott directed a cast which included Moffat Johnston & Eugenie Leontovich.  A revival opened on Dec 24, 1950 at the ANTA.   José Ferrer directed and co-starred with Gloria Swanson.

Total Gross: $3,869,161
Average Weekly Gross: $276,369
Total Gross Potential: 80%
Total Attendance: 72,398
Average Weekly Attendance: 88%

Staff & Creative Team

Advertising Representative:

Eliran Murphy Group

Press Agent:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Production Stage Manager:

James Harker

Cast

Oscar Jaffe 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Lily Garland 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Matthew Clark 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Conductor 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Detective 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Owen O'Malley 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Beard/Max Jacobs 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Ida Webb 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Anita Highland 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004
Dr Grover Lockwood 02/27/2004 - 06/06/2004